Caribbean American Artists Among BET Hip Hop Awards Nominees

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri., Sept. 9, 2011: Three Caribbean American artists are among the 2011 nominees for the sixth annual BET Hip Hop Awards.

Jamaican American rapper Busta Rhymes along with Barbados’ Rihanna and Trinidad & Tobago’s Nicki Minaj are among this year’s nominees.

Rhymes is up for Best Hip Hop Video for his collaboration with Chris Brown and Lil Wayne while Rihanna has also been nominated in this category twice – for Love The Way You Lie with Eminem and All Of The Lights with Kanye West.

Rhymes is also nominated for Best Live Performer while Minaj is up for Lyricist of the Year as well as MVP of the Year, CD of the Year and Hustler of the Year, along with her label boss, Lil Wayne.

The awards will return to the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center in Atlanta on Saturday, October 1 with the Network premiere on Tuesday, October 11 at 8:00 p.m.